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Entrepreneurship course in food processing by CIBA

CIBA is organising a six week Entrepreneurship Development Programme in Food Processing for educated youth of Goa, aimed to train, support and hand-hold people to start their own food processing enterprise. The course will be launched at CIBA-Verna and CIBA-Assagao on February 16 and 18 respectively. Gain a lot with a small investment, learn modern food processing techniques, food preservation …

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Swirl and sip

By Michael Fisher | B&C The wine tourism fest or Grape Escapade in Goa has become fashionable in recent years, and has evolved to be the best place for wine tasting and marketing.  This type of tourism offers a different way to travel and see Goa regions where ‘feni’ and wine makers are the true protagonists. Park Grand hosts the …

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PLASTIC BAG BUSINESS Goa’s thin challenge

Goa consumes around 200 tonnes of plastic bags a month and the hunger for bags is growing at a rate of 10 to 15 per cent per year. However, the quantity of illegal plastic bags (thinner than 40 microns) that enters Goa from neighbouring states is large and this is threatening the viability of manufacturing units in the state. Efforts …

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Feeding hungry stomachs

BY TEAM B&C   The catering industry in Goa is brimming with activity. Surfeit of weddings and events means that the business of food preparation is lucrative to all players. And a caterer who is striking it rich is Pradosh Amoncar, proprietor of Amoncar Classic Caterers, Bicholim. His enterprise turnover in crores is lot more than you imagine it to …

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Goa’s ‘portable’ power man

By Team B&C It is often said that business is all about seizing the moment and playing the right cards at the right time. It’s also about being bold and taking risks. As an astute entrepreneur, Jaiprakash (Prakash) Lawande probably realised this early in life. Renting out power generators in Goa was something that was relatively unexplored back in the …

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Used car market in top gear

The automobile market across the country continues to reel under economic slowdown and recession. But on the flipside, the used car space seems to be defying this trend, with regular income earners looking to get behind the wheel in their own four-wheeler, reports SHOMA PATNAIK Goa’s used car market is on a roll. Defying economic slowdown and recession in automobiles, …

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‘Water tourism has a great chance of taking off in Goa’

The shipping industry is well-developed in Goa, but companies that manufacture small vessals for the tourism industry are a handful. Multitech Marine founded by Manek Contractor makes water crafts ranging from 30 ft-200 ft. Ahead of discussions on opening up new avenues of tourism and an upcomming CII seminar on nautical tourism this week, Contractor talks to SHOMA PATNAIK about …

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Boost your confidence levels

By Binayak Datta H enri Charrière’s Papillon did what was unthinkable! He escaped from the otherwise inescapable Devil’s Island Jail – a part of a penal colony in French Guyana. And how did he do that? He prepared and prepared and prepared assiduously – studied all conditions, researched the pattern of the ocean waves and finally took the plunge. And …

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Budding entrepreneurs workshop

‘Budding Entrepreneurship Workshop 2.0’ organised by GEMS in association with Goa Youth Multipurpose Co-op Society and Bicholim Rotary Charitable Trust got underway at Ravindra Bhavan, Sankhali with 45 participants. The participants were primarily from Sankhali and surrounding areas who wish to start a new business be it manufacturing, services or trading. Pramod Sawant, MLA Sankhali inaugurated the workshop. Rajkumar Kamat, …

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On a growth path

With 12,000 shareholders, Sattari Urban Co-operative Credit Society Ltd (SUCCSL) has come a long way since it began in 1996 with 1,000 shareholders. It has nine branches across the state and aims to have 16 more by 2020 with a deposit base of Rs 100 crore By Abdulla Khan | B&C The co-operative banking sector in Goa plays an important role …

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